All Resources on Sanctification & Growth
The fundamental meaning of being filled with the Spirit is being filled with joy that comes from God and overflows in song.
The great problem in contemporary Christian living is not learning the right things to do but how to do the right things. The problem is not to discover what love looks like but how to love by the Spirit.
Anything, absolutely any act or attitude which is owing to a lack of trust in God is sin, no matter how moral it may appear to men. God looks on the heart.
God gets glory not from our heroic exertion but from our reliance upon his strength—when we serve as one who serves with the strength which God supplies.
Jesus planned for our joy; we ought to plan for his glory.
Consider three criteria for deciding when to love others with mercy and when to love them with justice.
Let the horror you've been rescued from and the mercy you live in make you humble, thankful, patient, kind, and forgiving.
There is no place for despair in the Christian life. To be out of the pit of hell is to be on the ground of mercy.
Sometimes we are prepared to see what we see and sometimes our minds have to be changed before we can accept reality.
Can we deserve or earn anything good from God? If not, then what does it mean to be worthy of him?
If we are not walking in the light, we have no warrant for believing that our sins are covered.
People who bear the fruit of the Spirit know they are worthy only of condemnation. They know that the only pay they can earn is the wrath of God.
Your enjoyment of freedom is much more important to God than many of the day-to-day decisions that fill us with so much concern.
What is the balance between being in the world and yet not of the world?
The world is hungry for people filled with life because they see a reflection of eternity in everything.